The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.34% 7.16% 6.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.99% 23.38% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85 68 50
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
319 325 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.26% 30.60% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 234 281 218
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +3 31 £55,000 -20.00% 2
Colchester -14 15 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Chelmsford -3 8 £42,500 -8.60% 5
Harlow - 6 £25,000 -
Loughton 0 5 £26,500 -
Saffron Walden 0 2 £41,250 +50.00%
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 158 (72.48%) Windows
2 78 (35.78%) Oracle
3 72 (33.03%) SQL
3 72 (33.03%) VMware
4 69 (31.65%) Microsoft
5 63 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (26.61%) SAN
6 58 (26.61%) SQL Server
7 55 (25.23%) IBM
8 54 (24.77%) UNIX
9 52 (23.85%) ITIL
10 51 (23.39%) Citrix
11 49 (22.48%) Finance
12 37 (16.97%) Firewall
12 37 (16.97%) IIS
13 36 (16.51%) NetApp
13 36 (16.51%) Red Hat
14 35 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (16.06%) JBoss
15 34 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (15.14%) Active Directory
16 33 (15.14%) Disaster Recovery
17 32 (14.68%) MS Excel
18 30 (13.76%) Perl
19 29 (13.30%) MS Exchange
20 28 (12.84%) Cisco
21 27 (12.39%) DNS
22 26 (11.93%) Tivoli
22 26 (11.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
22 26 (11.93%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (16.97%) IIS
2 35 (16.06%) JBoss
3 29 (13.30%) MS Exchange
4 20 (9.17%) WebSphere
4 20 (9.17%) GlassFish
4 20 (9.17%) WebLogic
5 18 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (8.26%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.80%) OpenStack
7 12 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.50%) Apache
8 9 (4.13%) Lync
9 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.88%) MS Office
3 13 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.29%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.92%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (4.59%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.80%) IBM SmartCloud
2 12 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.29%) GitHub
4 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (26.61%) SAN
2 37 (16.97%) Firewall
3 27 (12.39%) DNS
4 15 (6.88%) LAN
4 15 (6.88%) VoIP
4 15 (6.88%) BIG-IP
5 13 (5.96%) WAN
6 11 (5.05%) Intranet
7 8 (3.67%) Internet
7 8 (3.67%) DHCP
7 8 (3.67%) VPN
8 6 (2.75%) NAS
8 6 (2.75%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (2.29%) HTTP
9 5 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.38%) Wireless
11 2 (0.92%) FCoE
11 2 (0.92%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.92%) LDAP
11 2 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.01%) MySQL
3 20 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.96%) MS Access
5 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.75%) Firebird
7 5 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (1.83%) TKPROF
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.92%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (11.93%) Subversion
2 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (3.67%) MSTest
5 6 (2.75%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.83%) JUnit
8 3 (1.38%) jMock
8 3 (1.38%) Mockito
9 2 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.92%) PROIV
9 2 (0.92%) NUnit
9 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.46%) Maven
10 1 (0.46%) JIRA
10 1 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
General
1 49 (22.48%) Finance
2 17 (7.80%) Law
3 16 (7.34%) Legal
4 13 (5.96%) Automotive
5 7 (3.21%) Games
6 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.75%) French Language
6 6 (2.75%) German Language
7 5 (2.29%) Italian Language
7 5 (2.29%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.29%) Banking
8 4 (1.83%) Retail
9 2 (0.92%) Marketing
9 2 (0.92%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (14.22%) Analyst
2 23 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (9.17%) Developer
4 16 (7.34%) Capacity Analyst
5 15 (6.88%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (6.88%) Team Leader
6 14 (6.42%) Server Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) Operations Manager
9 10 (4.59%) Capacity Management Analyst
10 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.21%) Storage Specialist
12 6 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Test Manager
12 6 (2.75%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.47%) Flash
2 24 (11.01%) .NET
3 17 (7.80%) XML
4 13 (5.96%) LAMP
5 12 (5.50%) HTML
6 11 (5.05%) Web Services
7 10 (4.59%) Middleware
7 10 (4.59%) jQuery
8 9 (4.13%) SOAP
9 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.75%) J2EE
10 6 (2.75%) Struts
10 6 (2.75%) Spring
11 5 (2.29%) JPA
11 5 (2.29%) Sass
12 4 (1.83%) Ext JS
12 4 (1.83%) WCF
12 4 (1.83%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.38%) CSS
13 3 (1.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.26%) iSeries
2 16 (7.34%) AS400
3 15 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.05%) Clustering
5 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.29%) User Experience
6 5 (2.29%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.29%) Statistics
7 4 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.38%) IVR
8 3 (1.38%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.38%) Open Source
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.92%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.92%) Replication
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 158 (72.48%) Windows
2 54 (24.77%) UNIX
3 35 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (9.17%) Solaris
6 18 (8.26%) AIX
7 17 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.50%) CentOS
9 10 (4.59%) Android
10 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
10 9 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.67%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.67%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.38%) Debian
12 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.92%) VMS
14 1 (0.46%) SUSE
14 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.85%) ITIL
2 33 (15.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (9.17%) Project Management
3 20 (9.17%) Change Management
4 16 (7.34%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.34%) Load Balancing
4 16 (7.34%) Capacity Management
5 15 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (6.88%) Mentoring
6 13 (5.96%) Problem Management
6 13 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (5.96%) Software Engineering
6 13 (5.96%) System Testing
6 13 (5.96%) Asset Management
7 12 (5.50%) Logistics
8 11 (5.05%) Network Management
8 11 (5.05%) Migration
9 9 (4.13%) Supplier Management
9 9 (4.13%) DevOps
10 8 (3.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 72 (33.03%) SQL
2 30 (13.76%) Perl
3 21 (9.63%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.80%) Java
4 17 (7.80%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.80%) C
4 17 (7.80%) C++
5 16 (7.34%) Bash Shell
6 15 (6.88%) Korn
7 14 (6.42%) PHP
8 13 (5.96%) C#
9 12 (5.50%) Python
9 12 (5.50%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.05%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.29%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.29%) PHP5
12 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Degree
2 15 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (6.42%) MCSE
4 7 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.75%) VCP4
5 6 (2.75%) ISEB
6 2 (0.92%) MCSD
6 2 (0.92%) MCSA
6 2 (0.92%) MCTS
6 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.46%) RHCE
7 1 (0.46%) MCITP
7 1 (0.46%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (15.14%) Active Directory
3 20 (9.17%) vSphere
4 19 (8.72%) Hyper-V
5 18 (8.26%) VMware ESX
6 17 (7.80%) vCloud
7 9 (4.13%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.13%) XenApp
8 6 (2.75%) XenServer
8 6 (2.75%) Xen
9 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.92%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (11.93%) Tivoli
1 26 (11.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 20 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.34%) SCOM
3 16 (7.34%) Puppet
4 15 (6.88%) Ansible
5 6 (2.75%) Opsview
5 6 (2.75%) SCCM
5 6 (2.75%) WSUS
6 5 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.83%) Nagios
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.83%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.83%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.92%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (35.78%) Oracle
2 72 (33.03%) VMware
3 69 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 55 (25.23%) IBM
5 51 (23.39%) Citrix
6 36 (16.51%) NetApp
6 36 (16.51%) Red Hat
7 28 (12.84%) Cisco
8 25 (11.47%) BMC
8 25 (11.47%) HP
9 16 (7.34%) F5
10 15 (6.88%) SaltStack
11 12 (5.50%) Brocade
12 11 (5.05%) MKS
13 10 (4.59%) Symantec
14 8 (3.67%) 3PAR
15 7 (3.21%) CheckPoint
16 5 (2.29%) Apple
16 5 (2.29%) Sage
16 5 (2.29%) i2
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago